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4       Clean Energy Legislation (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013

Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Import Levy) Amendment (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013

Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Import Levy) (Transitional Provisions) Bill 2013

Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Manufacture Levy) Amendment (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013

True-up Shortfall Levy (General) (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013

True-up Shortfall Levy (Excise) (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013

Customs Tariff Amendment (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013

Excise Tariff Amendment (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013

Clean Energy (Income Tax Rates and Other Amendments) Bill 2013

Order of the day read for the adjourned debate on the motions of the Assistant Minister for Social Services (Senator Fifield)—That these bills be now read a second time— and on the amendment moved by Senator Di Natale in respect of the Clean Energy Legislation (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 :

At the end of the motion, add “but the Senate:

                 (a)   rejects this bill and the related bills;

                 (b)   recognises that:

                    (i)   the world is on track for 4 degrees of warming, and

                   (ii)   warming of less than 1 degree is already intensifying extreme weather events in Australia and around the world with enormous costs to life and property; and

                 (c)   calls on the Government to:

                    (i)   protect the Australian people and environment from climate change by approving no new coal mines or extensions of existing mines, or new coal export terminals, and

                   (ii)   adopt a trajectory of 40 to 60 per cent below 2000 levels by 2030 and net carbon zero by 2050 emissions reduction target in global negotiations for a 2015 treaty”.

Debate resumed.

At 2 pm : Debate was interrupted while Senator Boswell was speaking.